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Looking For New Funding? Pitch LDN Welcomes Startups to Pitch to Investors in London *22 June*

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We’re delighted to announce the inaugural Pitch LDN, taking place on Wednesday 22 June with our hosts KPMG at the beautiful new Huckletree building in Shoreditch.

 

Similar to Pitch NYC, the event provides a pitch platform for later-stage startups looking for their next round of funding. Innovative companies coming to London for London Tech Week from in and around the UK are encouraged to apply who work within the following sectors: Fintech, Cybersecurity, Enterprise, Analytics, Consumer, Marketplaces, FashTech, Ecommerce, Apps, Gaming, HealthTech, IoT, Big Data and AI/Machine Learning.

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10 Nov - Creators’ Rights In The Digital Landscape (6.30pm | London)

10 Nov - Creators’ Rights In The Digital Landscape This think tank considers the pressing issue of creators’ rights and remuneration in the digital landscape.

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Date: 10 November 2015
Location: 309 Regent St., UK

Fintech Storm - Digital Bank Disruption Special

Come join us for Digital Bank - Disruption Special on April 16th 6:00-9:00pm Come join the Fintech revolution! http://fintechstormapril2015.eventbrite.com Featuring Nutmeg Droplet etc at April 16th Fintech Storm

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Date: 16 April 2015
Location: Google Campus, UK

What Are Your Favourite Tech Events? Help Build The Ultimate List for 2015.

Your Top Tech Events

What are your favourite tech events? Or business events in general? Are you a Web Summit fan? Do you hanker for SXSW and the delights of Austin? Or an altogether more chilly visit to Slush in Helsinki?

In between the Christmas festivities we're putting together a list, we hope something of an ultimate list, of tech and innovation events. And we'd love your help.

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Makerble Launch Festival

Makerble launch festvial

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Date: 20 November 2014
Location: Glassworks, UK

Connecting live audiences with video and social media

We all know live streaming is possible, but how do we use it most effectively? There’s never been more competition for the audience’s attention, so how do you create valuable online experiences alongside real events? How do we make the most of the opportunities for interacting with the online audience?

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Date: 29 May 2014
Location: Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, UK

Chinwag Psych - The Wrap

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We just wanted to say a big thank you to everyone who came and helped make our second Chinwag Psych Conference a success.

So just in case you missed the day, we have a quick snippet of the roundup here, for the full run down visit PsychMatters

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Meet the Tech City Event Startups

A Demo Night to help you learn about the coolest event technologies born in the heart of London. Come and meet some of the most disruptive young companies and network with other London event professionals.

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Date: 20 May 2014
Location: The Bakery, UK

A Line Up Of Upcoming Psych Events

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We’re big fans of combining psych and business so we’ve collaborated a list of upcoming Psych events that quite frankly you don't want to miss. 

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Building Habit-Forming Products: Lunch with Nir Eyal

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Date: 28th April 2014
Time: 12:30pm – 2:30pm
Venue: 62 Shoreditch High Street, London E1 6JJ

With the help of our sponsors UsTwo we will be hosting a lunch with author, educator and entrepreneur Nir Eyal.

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Smart Insights: Digital Impact 2014

Digital Impact 2014 will inspire digital marketers to use new approaches to plan, manage and optimise their digital channels to grow the commercial contribution from digital.

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Date: 17 September 2014
Location: Cavendish Conference Centre, UK

Your Guide To Psych London Speakers So Far

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Psych London takes place on 15 May at the Museum of London, and it's attracting many excellent expert speakers...

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Thinking Digital Returns 20th-22nd May 2014

Thinking Digital will be at the Sage Gateshead Music Centre from the 20th-22nd May for the 7th year running and looking at the speaker line up, it is sure to be an event you don’t want to miss. 

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Win Youth Marketing Strategy Tickets (25th March 2014). Enter Now!

Youth Marketing Strategy run by Voxburner is back for a fourth year, bringing together the best minds, top brands and edgiest agencies involved in the fast-moving world of youth marketing.

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2014's BBC Worldwide Accelerator Program Now Open to Applicants

BBC Worldwide Labs is a six-month programme for emerging media digital companies in the UK. It is designed to help startups gain traction by working closely with the experts at BBC Worldwide across all divisions: from technology and content to marketing, sales, advertising and legal, as well as having access to prime office space in the Media Centre in White City.
 
And the good news is, applications for 2014 are now open.
 
Eligible companies will:
 
·       Focus on the intersection of technology and media
·       Have a synergy with BBC Worldwide business units & brands
·       Have a product in market or ready to launch
 
Do you have a startup that’s looking for success, or know of someone who does? Take a look and apply here. 
Partnerships secured so far are:
·       Foodity & BBC Good Food - an e-commerce toolkit that allows publishers to turn recipe ingredients into online shopping baskets.
 
·       WireWAX & BBC News Online - A video tagging tool that adds clickable ‘tags’ to moving people or objects.
 
·       Ko-Su Mobile & BBC Motion Gallery Education – a mobile learning platform that allows users to create and publish interactive content that makes teaching and learning via connected devices accessible to anyone around the world.
 
·       Future Ad Labs & BBC Good Food - Playcaptcha is an alternative to the traditional (and tedious) human response tests known as ‘captchas’.
Other companies include The Backscratchers & BBCW Procurement, Peekabu Studios & BBCW Corporate Comms and Jack Burke & BBCW YouTube.
 
To celebrate the launch of the 2014 programme they are hosting an event on Monday 3rd February at Google Campus from 6:30pm.
 
This panel event, chaired by Alex Wood from Tech City News, will see previous Labs’ companies talk about the programme and some of the commercial partnerships obtained with BBCW. There will also be the opportunity to hear objective feedback on how investors and partners view startups that come through these types of accelerator schemes.
 
Keen to come along? Sign up here


BBC Worldwide Labs is a six-month accelerator programme for emerging media digital companies in the UK. It is designed to help startups gain traction by working closely with the experts at BBC Worldwide across all divisions: from technology and content to marketing, sales, advertising and legal, as well as having access to prime office space in the Media Centre in White City.

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